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|Voice Actor||Paul De Boy|
Jimmy is a naïve journalist from the American East Coast, writing for a magazine based out of the state of New York. He is traveling through the American West to gather material to write an article on the region. He is most commonly known as Jimmy or the "Funny Man".
Red Dead RedemptionEdit
He is first encountered at Benedict Point. In the game, the player saves him from numerous gang hideouts scattered over the map. The first hideout is Gaptooth Breach, then Pike's Basin and finally Tesoro Azul. After being saved for the last time, he expresses regret for coming to New Austin and says he will pursue other ventures never to be seen again.
During the Undead Nightmare, Jimmy returns in Tumbleweed's Cemetery. He rises from his grave speaking in a zombified voice "I'm gonna have the time of my life, sport!", and as you are able to move again, he can be heard saying "I tell ya, mister. The time of my little old life." His grave stone states that he died in 1911 from a gunshot wound and bears the phrase: "A humorist who rarely had the last laugh".
- His stranger mission is used to first introduce the player to Gang Hideouts.
- He expresses the ignorant stereotypes that the East had of the Wild West at the time.
- He seems to be a comedian, hence the stranger mission name and in a newspaper article in the Blackwater Ledger referring to him.
- He may be an allusion to Ambrose Bierce, a vitriolic satirist who disappeared in Mexico in the early 20th century.
- In Undead Nightmare his grave states that he died in 1911, but his stranger mission can also be done in 1914, when playing as Jack Marston. It is possible he only died in 1911 in the continuity of Undead Nightmare.
- Sometimes when Jimmy comes out of his grave his hat could still be on him, but this is a very rare sighting.
- It is possible to kill Jimmy after beating Funny Man, but the player will lose honor unless wearing the bandana.
- After downloading the Undead Nightmare DLC, Jimmy Saint's grave can be found in the Tumbleweed graveyard.
- If he is hogtied, the player cannot carry him, but he can be cut free.
- His name could be a reference to the song "Saint Jimmy" by American punk rock band Green Day.
- His name may also be a reference to "Jimmy De Santa" from Grand Theft Auto V, which was in production during Red Dead Redemption's production.
- It is unknown why Jimmy Saint would be buried in the Tumbleweed graveyard when Tumbleweed is a ghost town.
Complete a task for a Stranger.
Complete 15 tasks for Strangers.
Attain 100% List in the singleplayer game completion list.